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Rollover crash injures five

A three-car accident at the intersection of Clark Street and Balmoral Avenue flipped a sport utility vehicle and sent five people to the hospital Wednesday.

over 6 years ago | Kwame Shorter

Housing board votes to split $61 million contract five ways

Housing board officials say contracting out part of the Section 8 rent subsidy program to two private companies and their subcontractors will improve service by creating competition.

over 6 years ago | Claire Bushey

CHA board expected to split $61 million voucher contract

Advocates worry that having two administrators will make it harder for users of the voucher program to navigate its requirements. CHA officials say the split will cut costs and improve service.

over 6 years ago | Claire Bushey

Edgewater residents get tips on avoiding identity theft

A Chicago police officer says identity theft is the department's fastest growing crime, with reports quadrupling every three months. Old-fashioned theft resulted in 14 arrests in the area.

over 6 years ago | Tim Mannion

Senn rolls out strategic plan

School officials hope academic expansions and improvement can turn Senn into best "general-education high school" in Chicago. The Edgewater school has struggled with low test scores.

over 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Senn 5-year plan in spotlight

The proposal has received early backing from Senn's Local School Council. The alderman's original plan was to have CPS split Edgewater school into 4 programs.

over 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Edgewater apartments severely damaged in fire

Firefighters arrived to find the front porches of the complex completely burned. More than a dozen residents were forced from their homes.

over 6 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

Crime falls in Andersonville

Cops say burglaries, car thefts down

over 6 years ago | Patricia Schnepf

Man shot in mini-market

Police have no suspects

over 6 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

Car stolen during fast-food run

Victim left keys in ignition

over 6 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

Remembering Frida, fork in hand

Andersonville restaurant is a shrine to Mexican artist

over 6 years ago | Jack Newell

Theater project shines spotlight on women

Stockyards working to create more opportunity for female writers, actors and directors

over 6 years ago | joette waters

Police looking for ATM skimmer

High-tech thief grabs bank account info

over 6 years ago | Matthew Thomas

Man attacked, robbed during afternoon walk

Thief took $20

over 6 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

Police investigating string of Andersonville car break-ins

"Some people will break your window for 50 cents"

almost 7 years ago | Janice Scurio

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